New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 9/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino vs. Ryan Yarbrough
The New York Yankees visit Tropicana Field on Monday, September 24, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Luis Severino for the Yankees and Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -210 and Tampa Bay at +175. The Yankees have a 72-75-7 over/under record and a 78-76-0 run line mark. The Rays are 89-65-0 against the run line and have a 68-80-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 72-75-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 78-76-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 68-80-6 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 89-65-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/19/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 60-day DL (09/19)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
09/05/18 SS Daniel Robertson Thumb 60-day DL (08/04)
08/31/18 C Michael Perez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/29)
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 95-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Severino has a 18-8 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 213 strikeouts over his 186.1 innings pitched and he's given up 169 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 461 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 693 hitters and walked 206 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,251 base hits and 579 earned runs. They have allowed 168 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 462 batters and struck out 1,540. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.62.
As a team New York is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 153 hits this season in 590 at bats with 93 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 119. Miguel Andujar is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 160 hits and he has driven in 84 men in 539 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Yankees have 1,299 hits, including 252 doubles and 251 home runs. New York has walked 595 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,339 times as a unit. They have left 1,049 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 795 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 86-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.88, Ryan Yarbrough has a 15-5 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 123 strikeouts over the 139.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 131 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 667 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 712 batters and walked 269 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,161 base knocks and 556 earned runs this season. They have given up 151 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 470 hitters and struck out 1,337 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 2nd in the league. The Rays hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Joey Wendle comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .353. He has 139 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 463 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .436 with an OPS+ of 119. Matt Duffy is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 148 hits in 498 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .369. The Rays as a unit have 1,360 base hits, including 262 doubles and 143 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 507 times this year and they have struck out on 1,316 occasions. They have had 1,103 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 680 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays +175
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